Beijing/UNI: Chinese probe Chang'e-5 made a successful landing on Tuesday in a designated area on the visible side of the Moon to collect lunar soil samples later, China Central Television (CCTV) reported.
Guwahati/IBNS: A research team led by IIT Guwahati faculty, Dr. Bosanta Ranjan Boruah, Department of Physics, IIT Guwahati, and Dr. Santanu Konwar, presently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, Abhayapuri College, Assam, has developed a novel free-space optical communication system for information transfer.
Srinagar: Bringing laurels to Kashmir, a young scientist, Dr Ahsanulhaq Qurashi has been enlisted in the top two percent scientists of 2020 by Standford University.
Guwahati/IBNS: A research team of IIT Guwahati professors has formulated efficient ‘pincer’ catalytic systems that transform industrial, biomass wastes into valuable chemicals.
Wasington/Sputnik: The SpaceX "Resilience" Crew Dragon manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Moscow/Sputnik: Russia's Arktika-M, the first satellite to monitor the Arctic climate and environment, is going to be launched in February 2021, a source in the space and rocket industry said.
Balasore/IBNS: India on Thursday test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) System off the Balasore coast in Odisha.
Sriharikota: India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its fifty first flight (PSLV-C49), on Saturday successfully launched EOS-01 along with nine international customer satellites from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects in the Defense Industry (FPI) developed a technology for creating missile parts, including a combustion chamber of an engine, via a 3D printer, Alexander Panfilov, who leads chemical-biological and medical research at the FPI, told Sputnik on Thursday.
Moscow/Sputnik: The launch of satellites within the Sfera constellation will begin in 2024 rather than in 2023, as previously intended, Sergey Prokhorov, the head of the Department of Advanced Programs at the Russian state space agency, Roscosmos, and the director of the Sfera program, said on Wednesday.
Washignton: NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon.
Srinagar: Dr. Sameena Wani, daughterof Gulzar Ahmad Wani, who hailsfrom a small village Wussan BangilTajpora in Tangmarg, Kashmir hasmade the J&K proud by herachievements.
New York: Decades of developments in the space sector are being utilized during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping countries to keep their citizens safe and economies on track, the head of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) said on Wednesday, in a speech to a virtual conference held by the world’s richest nations.
Stockholm: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry to French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna.
Hyderabad/UNI: Planet Mars will be closest and it can get to Earth on Tuesday.